Product Description

Meet Koreans from all walks of life and hear their stories. Elsewhere, dive into this Asian culture capital, from the big business behind KPOP to the women challenging K-beauty standards. Featuring work from Krys Lee, E Tammy Kim, Ann Babe, Sunmin Lee, and one of the most powerful cover images we’ve ever produced.

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Our South Korea guide includes:


Voices from the Pandemic 
A snapshot of Korea under COVID-19

  • The World Watches Korea by E. Tammy Kim
  • Voices by Cindy Woo, Mandy Sunyung Kim, Cheryl D’Souza, Jason Yu, Naomi Ng, Hwanhee Park, Kyu Eun Kim, Jung Hyeon-sook
  • Hey Patient #69, We Know You 20 Were at That Motel! by Ethan Hee-Seok Shin

Chaebol by Geoffrey Cain
The Samsung family empire

Faces, Fortunes and Feminist Movements by Ann Babe
photographs by Ji Yeo
Discarding gender norms

K-pop Music Goes Global
The business of making an idol

Haenyeo of Jeju Island by Jung Hae Chae
A sisterhood of expert divers


Better Days by Seunggu Kim

The Woman’s House by Sunmin Lee


A Normal Life by Krys Lee


Literary Family Tree

Natural Wonders Tour

First-Person Narratives
Stories from Seoul